Teaching

Teaching Sans Trans Fats

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In the dining hall and the curriculum, culinary programs are reducing or eliminating the use of oils that can lead to health problems.

Training Teachers Who Will Stay

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Foundation starts two fellowships with aim of infusing education programs with a more clinical curriculum and finding mentors for new teachers.

The Pedagogy of Place

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Historians discuss ways to teach students -- and themselves -- more about the cities where they work and live.

Integrating International Faculty

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Researchers consider issues specific to foreign-born faculty and ways to help them adjust.

Rethinking Remedial Education

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In statewide effort, community colleges in California experiment with new models for "basic skills" instruction and student services.

'Business' by Any Other Name...

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Many liberal arts colleges have long struggled to balance increasing emphases on professional preparation with a core curriculum. Business, in particular, has been blooming.

But not without significant discussions at administrative and faculty levels about what that business education should look like -- and not without some aversion to calling the final products "business" programs.

Evolution of a Writing Program

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Dartmouth announces changes in its approach to teaching writing and speech.

Jury Sides With Blackboard in Patent Case

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Desire2Learn ordered to pay $3.1 million to learning software giant in infringement lawsuit that is hugely unpopular with college technology officials.

Tomorrow's Doctors: Less Empathetic Tomorrow Than Today

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“Is There Hardening of the Heart During Medical School?” asks a new study appearing in March’s Academic Medicine.

Seems so.

Students Prefer Intensive Courses

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Study compares their views on the same courses, taught with regular semester schedule and longer sessions over shorter time period. Students prefer latter.

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